has had no military experience, he talks about how tough he's going to be. what does it mean translated into u.s. policy? what does he want to do? joe? >> the scary thing about this campaign is that we don't have any idea what he want to do or which policies he's going to support. i mean, you know, this has been, i think, an insult to the intelligence of the american people because of the lack of details, the lack of, you know, of content here. and, you know, we saw the stock market go up 200 points today and when people, you know, romney is allegedly running on the economy well, for most people, the economy isn't the unemployment figures. the economy is two things. your house value and your 401(k). housing values are going back up and the market is almost back to where it was four years ago. so the one thing that he had, he doesn't really have. >> and consumer confidence is also going up. first, nia, respond to that.